Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Saturday, October 9, 2010
University of Illinois at Chicago

Organized by David Dumas and Steven Hurder
This page is about the 2010 symposium.

For the latest symposium information see the UMS home page.

Symposium poster

UMS Poster 2010 (PDF) UMS Flyer 2010 (PDF)

Plenary lectures

Schedule of activities

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8:15 - 8:55am Sign-in and coffee in SEO 300
Morning Session - Invited lectures, 50 minutes each, in SEO 636
8:55am Opening remarks
9:00am Laura DeMarco, The Mandelbrot set: what we know today
10:00am Sergei Tabachnikov, The Tait-Kneser theorem: variations on the theme
11:00am George Francis, The Art of Tony Robbin and Visualizing 4 and more Dimensions
12:00pm Lunch in SEO 300
Afternoon Session 1 - Contributed lectures, 20 minutes each, in SEO 636
1:30pm Steven Pollack, Characterizing steady-state stabilities of a thin-film in a rotating cylinder
2:00pm John Goes, On the Sum of Four Squares in Quadratic Extensions
2:30pm Justin Campbell, The Dual Space of a p-adic Heisenberg Group
3:00pm Coffee break in SEO 300
Afternoon Session 2 - Contributed lectures, 20 minutes each, in SEO 636
3:30pm Elizabeth Malczewski, Using Mathematics in Remote Sensing and in Oil Removal Analysis
4:00pm Cyndie Cottrell, Enumerating Perfect Matchings
4:30pm Michael Qin, Orthogonal Polynomials and Admissible Operators in Two Variables
5:00pm Alexander Carney, Highly noninjective polynomial maps on the rational numbers

For further information

Contact David Dumas (ddumas@math.uic.edu).